Knitted mesh is used in hydrogen generation as an electrical current carrier, conductive spacer or electrode due to its compressible, conductive and resilient properties, ideal for the harsh environment of the electrolysis process.
Hydrogen generation offers a clean fuel from a resource abundant in nature. Green hydrogen is produced by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen (through electrolysis) using electricity from renewable sources such as wind, solar or hydro energy.
Knitted Mesh is already used in electrolysis as the process conditions can be harsh and mesh offers a reliable solution for equipment to withstand the operating pressure and the caustic nature of the electrolyte solutions (normally potassium hydroxide – KOH).
When energy is released using Fuel Cells there are a number of possible applications for Knitted Mesh in electrochemistry, electrodes, membrane spacers and electrical current carriers.
Knitted Wire Mesh can be produced from any metal including pure nickel or titanium. This strong and flexible material, created from a web of interlocking wire loops (typically 0.15mm diameter) can be used in a wide range of hydrogen generation applications.
Due to its highly compressible, conductive and resilient elastic properties, our Knitted Mesh is often used as an electrical current carrier, conductive spacer or electrode, in the extremely harsh environments associated with electrolysis processes.
Our Electrolysis Mesh is often used in Polymer Electrolyte (PEM) or Ion Exchange (IEM) Membranes and alkaline (non-membrane) zero-gap electrolyser cell applications.
Following a hydrogen-oxygen reaction, energy can be released as heat and pressure (i.e. in hydrogen internal combustion engines) where Knitted Mesh can be used in applications such as crank case breathers, heat shields and exhaust systems.